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Sept. 20, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: NY Mag to launch Vulture as a standalone site, CUNY announces MA in entrepreneurial journalism, Nieman Lab to host next Hacks/Hackers

HuffPo adds “Pundit” badges to reward users who contribute “insightful, informative, and engaging commentary” http://nie.mn/9vCl95

Age old question: do large newspapers owe a nod to small and medium papers that get scoops first? http://j.mp/9aulRm

Lady Bird Johnson was way ahead of her time http://j.mp/duQcaD

We’re hosting Boston’s next @hackshackers meetup on Oct 19. http://nie.mn/caaGli If you’re around, come say hello!

“An attempt to maintain a more robust conversation with readers”: @benpolitico is hiring an assistant http://nie.mn/93p6Xx

WSJ editor on its weekend edition against the NYT: “They’re not a serious competitor.” http://j.mp/cxgFQW

The CUNY J-school’s new Tow-Knight Center offers an MA in entrepreneurial journalism http://nie.mn/dA7DHb

New York mag to launch Vulture.com, a standalone culture site http://nie.mn/aqD3zB

Apple could announce an iPad platform for print subscriptions within the next couple of months http://nie.mn/bTilDI

 
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